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Effigy Vessel

Object Number:39-20-70
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Moche Iv
Provenience: Peru
Culture Area: Andean
Date Made: 200-500 Ad
Early Date: 200
Late Date: 500
Section:American
Materials:Ceramic
Iconography:Warrior
Height: 25.5 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. George W. Childs Drexel, 1939
Other Number:F: 3 - Other Number

Description

Black ware. Portrait? of a warrior, kneeling on left knee, bearing square shield on left arm and massive club in right hand. Wears elaborate helmet with crosswise crest, crescentic blade and two mushroom knobs; ear-discs; cape and shirt.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Magnificent Objects (06 May 2004 - Mar 2005) View Objects in Exhibition
South American Gallery (1955 - 1994) View Objects in Exhibition

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